Rufus Williams Gets Star Treatment

Daley picks Williams to lead School Board Sun Times
Mayor Daley Tuesday turned to an experienced negotiator and accountant
to head the Chicago School Board as it faces tough teacher contract
talks and a ballooning teacher pension bill in the year ahead.

School board's new president Tribune
Williams, who rose from Burger King worker to Oprah Winfrey's chief
financial officer, has won Mayor Richard Daley's backing as the next
president of Chicago's Board of Education, city and school officials
said Monday.

To see Mike Klonsky's irreverent take on the Williams appointment, click here. To see the City Hall press release, click here: Williams_Board.pdf

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